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The most notable English diary of the late 18th century was that of the novelist
Fanny Burney (Madame d'Arblay); it was published in 1842-46. James Boswell's
Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1785), a genuine diary though somewhat ...
He wrote Entretien d'un philosophe avec la Marechale ("Conversation with the
Marechale") and published in 1778 Essai sur les regnes de Claude et de Neron (
"Essay on the Reigns of Claudius and Nero"). Usually known as Essai sur la vie ...
The four parts, published at intervals between 1935 and 1941, were issued as a
book in 1943. This led to the award to Eliot, in 1948, of the Nobel Prize for
Literature. The plays, which begin with Sweeney Ag- onistes (published 1926;
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